The Originals

(Credit: CWTV)

(Credit: CWTV)

Family is power. The Original Vampire family swore it to each other a thousand years ago. They pledged to remain together, always and forever. Now, centuries have passed and the bonds of family are broken.

Time, tragedy and hunger for power have torn the Original Family apart. When Klaus Mikaelson, the original vampire-werewolf hybrid, receives a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him in the supernatural melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans, he returns to the city his family helped build. Klaus’ questions lead him to a reunion with his diabolical former protégé, Marcel, a charismatic vampire who has total control over the human and supernatural inhabitants of New Orleans. Determined to help his brother find redemption, Elijah follows Klaus and soon learns that the werewolf Hayley has also come to the French Quarter searching for clues to her family history, and has fallen into the hands of a powerful witch named Sophie.

Tensions between the town’s supernatural factions are nearing a breaking point as Marcel commands his devoted followers and rules with absolute power. For Klaus, the thought of answering to his powerful protégé is unthinkable, and he vows to reclaim what was once his – the power, the city and his family. While they wait to see if their sister Rebekah will leave Mystic Falls and join them, Klaus and Elijah form an uneasy alliance with the witches to ensure that New Orleans will be ruled by THE ORIGINALS once again.

The series stars Joseph Morgan (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Immortals”) as Klaus, Daniel Gillies (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Saving Hope”) as Elijah, Claire Holt (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Pretty Little Liars”) as Rebekah, Phoebe Tonkin (“The Vampire Diaries,” “The Secret Circle”) as Hayley, Charles Michael Davis (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Switched at Birth”) as Marcel, Daniella Pineda (“The Fitzgerald Family Christmas,” “Homeland”) as Sophie, Leah Pipes (“The Deep End,” “Sorority Row”) as Cami and Danielle Campbell (“Starstruck,” “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection”) as Davina. THE ORIGINALS is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with My So-Called Company, Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios. Julie Plec (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Kyle XY,” “Wasteland”), Leslie Morgenstein (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Gossip Girl”) and Gina Girolamo (“The Lying Game”) are executive producers. Plec wrote the pilot episode, which was directed by Chris Grismer (“The Vampire Diaries”).

Watch THE ORIGINALS, Fridays at 9 p.m. on CW50!

The Originals -- "A Ghost Along the Mississippi" -- Image Number: OG310a_0163.jpg -- Pictured: Daniel Gillies as Elijah -- Photo: Eli Joshua Ade/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Wild at Heart – The Originals

While Klaus (Joseph Morgan) finds himself dealing with pressing matters at home, Elijah reluctantly aligns with Aya after learning that she may have knowledge of an elusive weapon that could kill an Original vampire for good.

02/01/2016

The Originals -- "Savior" -- Image Number: OG309b_0023.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Nathan Parsons as Jackson, Phoebe Tonkin as Hayley, Daniel Gillies as Elijah, Joseph Morgan as Klaus, Leah Pipes as Cami and Claire Holt as Rebekah -- Photo: Eli Joshua Ade/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Savior – The Originals

When a dangerous affliction threatens to expose one of her siblings, Freya searches for a way to reverse the crippling curse even as she finds herself the target of The Strix’s latest plan.

01/04/2016

The Originals -- "Out of the Easy" -- Image Number: OG307b_0121.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Oliver Ackland as Tristan (back to camera) and Joseph Morgan as Klaus -- Photo: Quantrell Colbert/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Savior – The Originals

When a dangerous affliction threatens to expose one of her siblings, Freya searches for a way to reverse the crippling curse even as she finds herself the target of The Strix’s latest plan.

12/07/2015

The Originals -- "Out of the Easy" -- Image Number: OG307b_0121.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Oliver Ackland as Tristan (back to camera) and Joseph Morgan as Klaus -- Photo: Quantrell Colbert/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Out of the Easy – The Originals

With a dire prophecy looming over them, Klaus and Elijah invite Lucien, Tristan and Aurora to a Thanksgiving gathering in an attempt to negotiate a truce.

11/16/2015

"THE ORIGINALS"The Originals -- "The Axeman's Letter" -- Image Number: OG305b_0029.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Leah Pipes as Cami and Jason Dohring as Detective Will Kinney -- Photo: Annette Brown/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Beautiful Mistake – The Originals

When Elijah and Freya realize that Rebekah may be the target of The Strix’s latest plan, they do whatever it takes to protect her.

11/09/2015

"THE ORIGINALS"The Originals -- "The Axeman's Letter" -- Image Number: OG305b_0029.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Leah Pipes as Cami and Jason Dohring as Detective Will Kinney -- Photo: Annette Brown/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

The Axeman’s Letter – The Originals

As the war among the sire lines continues to grow, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) receives an unexpected visit by a figure from his past.

11/02/2015

The Originals -- "A Walk on the Wild Side" -- Image Number: OG304b_0224.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Daniel Gillies as Elijah and Phoebe Tonkin as Hayley -- Photo: Annette Brown/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

A Walk on the Wild Side – The Originals

In order to uncover what his old acquaintance Tristan is really up to in New Orleans, Elijah considers attending a gala thrown by a mysterious group of ancient vampires known as The Strix, while Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) invites herself to attend with him.

10/26/2015

The Originals -- "I'll See You in Hell or New Orleans" -- Image Number: OG303a_0097.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Charles Michael Davis as Marcel and Steven Krueger as Josh -- Photo: Bob Mahoney/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

I’ll See You in Hell or New Orleans – The Originals

With tension running as high as ever, Klaus and Elijah are forced to come together in order to uncover Lucien’s true motives in New Orleans.

10/19/2015

The Originals -- "You Hung the Moon" -- Image Number: OG302a_0095.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Riley Voelkel as Freya and Joseph Morgan as Klaus -- Photo: Quantrell Colbert/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

You Hung the Moon – The Originals

After discovering that poachers have begun taking out werewolves in the bayou, Elijah and Jackson grow concerned for Hayley’s safety when she fails to show up during the full moon.

10/12/2015

The Originals -- "For The Next Millennium" -- Image Number: OG301c_0316.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Daniel Gillies as Elijah and Phoebe Tonkin as Hayley -- Photo: Quantrell Colbert/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

For the Next Millennium – The Originals

THE ORIGINALS – Thursday, October 8th at 9pm on CW50 – A WAR BREWING BETWEEN THE SIRE LINES — Months following their violent and deadly showdown with the powerful witch Dahlia, a rift continues to […]

10/05/2015

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